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Torso of Hercule as a child

Roman Empire, Ist century AD.

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Reference : 9444
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H 23 cm

He is shown naked with a draped over the left shoulder falling down her back; he is slightly lame, left leg forward. This is probably a Roman copy of a Greek original.

Hercules is the Roman counterpart of the Greek hero Heracles, son of Zeus and Alcmene, one of the most revered heroes of ancient Greece. Greek mythology gives him a great number of adventures that see him traveling the world to Hell. The most famous of his exploits are the twelve labors. It is mentioned in Greek literature from Homer.

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